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Vapers may be five times more likely to contract coronavirus, study shows

Vapers may be five times more likely to contract coronavirus, study shows

Use of e-cigarettes may significantly increase risk of contracting coronavirus, new study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2020 15:04
Knesset committee approves: Tax on rolling tobacco will be the same as for cigarettes

Knesset committee approves: Tax on rolling tobacco will be the same as for cigarettes

Finance Committee approves order equating tax on rolling tobacco with that of cigarettes, in a move that may reduce number of young smokers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2020 11:44
Fire in Rehovot hostel may have been caused by burning cigarette

Fire in Rehovot hostel may have been caused by burning cigarette

Firefighters' investigation reveals: Fire which killed hostel resident may have been caused by cigarette.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 14:58
Study: Electronic cigarettes raise risk of lung disease by 30%

Study: Electronic cigarettes raise risk of lung disease by 30%

E-cigarettes can cause serious lung damage in just a few years, new study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 16:03
Attempt to smuggle electronic cigarettes foiled

Attempt to smuggle electronic cigarettes foiled

Eilat customs authorities thwart attempt to smuggle thousands of e-cigarettes into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 14:30
Customs officers foil attempt to smuggle 750 e-cigarettes

Customs officers foil attempt to smuggle 750 e-cigarettes

'No knowledge' of electronic cigarettes hidden in vehicle, suspect claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 13:53
China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettes

China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettes

China issues temporary ban on sale of electronic cigarettes over the internet, days after lawsuit claims Juul sold contaminated pods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2019 14:33
Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Health Ministry Director-General examines option to ban or limit sale of e-cigarettes - without passing a new law.Chana Roberts, 25/09/2019 10:49
Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

Dep. Health Minister promises: 'I'll work to ban flavored cigarettes - after the elections.' Drs: 'No reason to insist on harming youth.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2019 09:29
CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC, FDA, investigating 'multistate outbreak' of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, urge avoiding the products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2019 11:40
Why does Milwaukee warn to stop using e-cigarettes?

Why does Milwaukee warn to stop using e-cigarettes?

Doctor on vaping lung illnesses: 'We clearly are seeing something new.'NPR, 29/08/2019 22:56
The cigarettes that made Aliyah

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

New immigrant caught with 19 suitcases filled to the brim with only cigarettes, attempting to avoid customs tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 10:49
WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

WHO: Ban smoking e-cigarettes indoors

In report on global tobacco epidemic, World Health Organization notes progress, urges governments to ban marketing of e-cigarettes.Chana Roberts, 29/07/2019 13:18
E-cigarettes may damage the brain's stem cells, research shows

E-cigarettes may damage the brain's stem cells, research shows

New research shows high levels of nicotine prevalent in e-cigarettes may be doing irreversible damage to human brains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2019 14:19
Sophie and baby Itai identified as Route 7 crash victims

Sophie and baby Itai identified as Route 7 crash victims

Toddler injured in crash released from hospital as her father continues fighting for his life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2019 11:25
Sweden bans smoking in public places

Sweden bans smoking in public places

Swedish ban requires premises owners to enforce law or face penalties, as government aims for a smoke-free country by 2025.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2019 14:11
Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes

Israel bans sweets and chewing gum in form of cigarettes, plans heavy fines for violators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2019 12:23
Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.Chana Roberts, 28/05/2019 13:42
MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.Benny Toker, 24/06/2018 19:51
Report: 59% of Israeli children are exposed to secondhand smoke

Report: 59% of Israeli children are exposed to secondhand smoke

New study shows Israeli children are exposed to more cigarette smoke than their counterparts in England, Germany, and Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2018 13:54
IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

IQOS cigarettes to be taxed as regular cigarettes

Finance Committee approves taxing IQOS electronic cigarette as regular cigarettes - after year-long battle.Chana Roberts, 12/03/2018 16:48
Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

In preliminary reading, Knesset approves bill to ban tobacco and cigarette advertisements.Chana Roberts, 11/01/2018 11:40
Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

Finance Minister refuses to raise tax on rolling tobacco

After Health Minister rejects proposal to raise smoking age, Finance Minister rejects proposal to raise taxes on rolling tobacco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2017 15:18
'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

Sale of cigarettes and tobacco at army bases to end.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2017 09:59
'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

Authorities arrest three suspects for involvement in smuggling illegal cigars into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2017 13:47
2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Nitzana customs authorities find 200,000 NIS worth of tobacco hidden in pots imported by the Palestinian Authority.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 26/02/2017 10:48
Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices

Lapid Raises Cigarette Prices

Hours after introducing budget cuts and tax increases, Finance Minister Yair Lapid signs an order calling to raise the prices of cigarettes.Elad Benari, 08/05/2013 03:43